EHT in the Press

August 10th , 2017
JH News&Guide: Air quality worrisome amid haze

It’s another smoky August in Jackson Hole. But it’s actually what you can’t see — smaller, invisible particles of air contaminants — that worries Devra Davis. Davis, an environmental health scientist and writer who is co-founder and president of the Environmental Health Trust, is concerned that there is a public health threat that no one […]

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May 24th , 2017
Green Gazette - reducing wireless exposure in the classroom
Green Gazette: First in the Nation: Maryland State Advisory Council on Children’s Health Recommends Reducing Wireless Exposure in The Classroom

In December 2016, the Maryland State Children’s Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council (CEHPAC) voted to issue recommendations advising the Maryland Department of Education to recommend that local school districts reduce classroom wireless radiation exposures to as low as possible by providing wired – rather than wireless – internet connections. The Council’s action represents the […]

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March 14th , 2017
CIO: Are truly wireless earbuds (like AirPods) safe?

Truly wireless earbuds are having a moment. But does inserting tiny transmitters in your ears pose health risks? Experts are divided.

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October 18th , 2016
California Magazine: Clear Sound, Sleek Styling, and Microwave Radiation

The release of AirPods, those sleek wireless earbuds from Apple, is again spurring debate over the safety of radiation-emitting devices—including cell phones, WiFi routers, and wireless headsets. While U.S. regulatory agencies and some scientists believe the risk from these devices is either low or unproven, there are experts, including a UC Berkeley public health researcher, […]

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September 28th , 2016
Jackson Hole News&Guide: Ron Melnick Presents Facts About the National Toxicology Program Cell Phone Radiation Study

Contrary to what Bob Culver asserts in his commentary in the Jackson Hole News&Guide on Sept. 21 (“Phones haven’t been proven to cause cancer”), there is a substantial and growing body of independent scientific evidence indicating that non-ionizing microwave radiation from cellphones — RFR — can be damaging to human health.

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September 14th , 2016
Jackson Hole News&Guide: A preventable cancer due to microwave radiation

With the demise last month of jazz musician, composer and performer Keith Phillips, a brilliant light has gone out of this valley. This event is made all the more sad by the fact that it could well have been prevented.

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September 8th , 2016
CNN: Apple eliminates headphone jack from iPhone 7: Harmful to your health?

(CNN) Apple’s new iPhone 7 will ditch the ubiquitous headphone jack, senior vice president of marketing Phil Schiller announced Wednesday at the company’s keynote event in San Francisco.

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July 7th , 2016
Wall Street Journal Debate Rekindled Over Health Risks From Cellphone Use
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June 1st , 2016
PBS News Hour: What you need to know about the new study on cellphones and cancer

The new study of cancer risk from cellphones marks a big change in what researchers think they know about the dangers — which is why it’s sure to get an extra close look from scientists, industry, and government regulators.

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May 28th , 2016
Wall Street Street Journal: Cell Phone Study Fans Cancer Worries May 28, 2016

For almost as long as people have had cellphones, scientists have been debating whether the now-ubiquitous devices cause health effects.

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